Massive 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Java Island, 100 km Far From Indonesian Capital Jakarta

A ma s sive 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the coast of the Java Island, Indonesia on Tuesday, 23 January.

The office workers fled high-rise buildings in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, but there are no reports of death or injury yet.

People ran out on the street of downtown Jakarta where the patients were also evacuated from a hospital. One Twitter handler in Jakarta wrote, ''Woah! Earthquake in Jakarta. The building is still swaying."

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the shallow quake hit around 104 km west of the Sukabumi city, at a depth of 33 km. They also said there is no risk of a tsunami.

People ran out on the street of downtown Jakarta and the patients were also evacuated from a hospital.

Rudy Togatorop, an employee at the Chilean emba s sy, told,

We felt the earthquake for three to five minutes. I was just sitting down, then I felt the building swaying. The emergency stairs were very narrow. I was worried if something would happen.

In December 2017, a quake of 6.5 Richter scale hit Java at a depth of 92 km- killed at least three people. Indonesia is regularly hit by earthquakes and is one of the most quake-prone regions. In 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami killed over 200,000 people in 13 countries which killed more than 120,000 in Indonesia alone.


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